Meaning of discouragingly in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈskʌrɪdʒɪŋli/

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‘Others, even more discouragingly, said the questions were simply unanswerable.’
  • ‘For the most part, ticket prices remain either beyond the reach of, or discouragingly expensive for, ordinary workers and youth.’
  • ‘The little boy stomped away, sat back down next to Daniel, and began to stare discouragingly down the road.’
  • ‘We had shows in several major cities, but we sold discouragingly few pictures.’
  • ‘Inside, he was relieved to discover, the ambience was not quite so discouragingly spartan as outside.’